Summary: Fire, light and power should be alive, shining and working in every believers live. God wants us to be His living witness in this world. To do so we must be seen by the world reflecting the Love of God. This message deals with the Fire, Light and Power of
FIRE, LIGHT AND POWER
Fire, light and power should be alive, shining and working in every believers live. God wants us to be His living witness in this world. To do so we must be seen by the world reflecting the Love of God. This message deals with the Fire, Light and Power of the Holy Spirit that is needed in every life.
I. Matt 3:11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: (KJV)
A. FIRE ATTRACTS.
1. FIRE GIVES OFF LIGHT SHINES IN DARKNESS.
John 9:5 As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.
John 5:35 He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light. (KJV)
Matt 5:14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. (KJV)
2. SMOKE HOWEVER GIVES OFF NO LIGHT CAN ONLY BE SEEN WHEN THERE IS LIGHT.
a. Some Christians only are seen in church giving off smoke when they in this darken world should be reflecting the light of the Lord that is in the. Many believers are only seen when they are in the light or anointing of other saints
b. This ought not to be. The world needs light.
II. Light of Christ in us. Jesus said:
Matt 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
A. THIS LIGHT LIVING AND WORKING IN US DOES THE WORKS OF GOD.
B. What is the Work of God, it is first to believe on Him, the Lord Jesus Christ and on the Father who has sent Him in to the World.
Acts 1:8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. (KJV)
A. HOW DID THEY RECEIVE IT?
Acts 2:1 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.
1. They where all in one accord. Unity in the Body of Christ, which is the Church, this bring power.
(Deu 32:30 KJV) How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, ...
(Mat 18:19 KJV) Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
B. WILL IT WORK TODAY?
(Mat 24:35 KJV) Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
(Heb 13:8 KJV) Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
Acts 2:38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. (KJV)
Acts 2:39 For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
IV. WHERE DOES THIS FIRE, LIGHT AND POWER COME FROM?
John 7:38 He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. (KJV)
A.WE RECIEVE THE SPIRIT WHEN WE ARE SAVED AND WE GIVE TO OTHERS WITH A DIPPER FROM THE WELL BUT THE HOLY SPIRIT WANTS TO SPRING UP AND OUT OF US FLOWING LIKE LIVING WATERS.
B) WE RECEIVE BY FAITH OUR DAILY INFILLING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT FROM THE BY ASKING HIM.
Luke 11:13 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him? (KJV)
Luke 11:10 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. (KJV